Category Archives: What The Heck

Review – Mapex Black Panther Velvetone & Kickports.

Had a chance to play a very nice set of Mapex Black Panther Velvetone (maple/walnut/maple shells) this past weekend for a conference, and the drumkit was loaded with kick ports on all the toms and two kickports on the bass drums. … Continue reading

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Drumhead Review : Customer Service vs. Quality Control

[singlepic id=18 w=360 h=240 float=left]When I was getting my first drumkit, I had a choice between a wine red (lacquer!) Pearl Export Select for $900 and a black wrapped Westbury for $500. I let my eyes did the thinking and … Continue reading

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